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Python-URL! - Weekly Python News and Links (February 17)

Feb 23, 2003, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])

QOTW:  "OO is deliberatly non-trivial because otherwise programmers will be
jobless."  - Roman Suzi

"The problem is that, now that I know Python, I have lost any motivation to
learn C++ anymore ..."  - Michele Simionato

    The discussion of a possibly ternary operator - started last week -
    continued to dominate the list, with hilariouslymany spin-off threads.

    There was a discussion of the best way to learn OO programming, with
    highlights on patterns.

    Troy Melhase persists in summarizing PyPy activity.

    Webware 08. has been released. Webware provides a suite of Python components
    for developing Web applications.

    There is now a Python API for accessing the Freenet anonymising,
    encrypting publishing and file sharing network.

    There is a wiki for the DC 2003 PyCon.


Everything you want is probably one or two clicks away in these pages:'s Python Language Website is the traditional
    center of Pythonia
    Notice especially the master FAQ

    PythonWare complements the digest you're reading with the
    daily python url  
    Mygale is a news-gathering webcrawler that specializes in (new)
    World-Wide Web articles related to Python. 
    While cosmetically similar, Mygale and the Daily Python-URL
    are utterly different in their technologies and generally in
    their results.

    comp.lang.python.announce announces new Python software.  Be
    sure to scan this newly-revitalized newsgroup at least weekly.

    Brett Cannon continues the marvelous tradition established by 
    Andrew Kuchling and Michael Hudson of summarizing action on the
    python-dev mailing list once every other week.

    The Vaults of Parnassus ambitiously collect Python resources   

    Much of Python's real work takes place on Special-Interest Group
    mailing lists

    The Python Business Forum "further[s] the interests of companies
    that base their business on ... Python."

    The Python Software Foundation has replaced the Python Consortium
    as an independent nexus of activity

    Cetus does much of the same

    Python FAQTS

    The old Python "To-Do List" now lives principally in a
    SourceForge reincarnation.
    The online Python Journal is posted at and
    welcome submission of material that helps people's understanding
    of Python use, and offer Web presentation of your work.

    *Py: the Journal of the Python Language*

    Tenth International Python Conference            

    Archive probing tricks of the trade:*

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